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Nassauvia  argentea Phil.  trib. Mutisieae 
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FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus species var.Nassauvia  argentea Phil.  trib. Mutisieae
SynonymsNassauvia revoluta var. argentea (Phil.) Hosseus
Territory Southern South AmericaArgentina SouthArgentina NorthwestChile CentralChile NorthChile South
rocky slopes
Altitude1500-2000m
Description leaves ovate, mucronate, vaginate, silvery sericeous, capitula in spherical clusters
Size10-25cm
Colorwhite
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typetuft
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring, barely covered, germ. 1 month, 13-18°C
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Argentina www.floraargentina.edu.ar
Compositae Checklist compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz
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